Fair Weather Friends

by Danielle
(Thornwood, NY, USA)

Went hiking with two of my girlfriends -- one "knew" the mountains and the trails. We had a map, too. I followed and when we knew we were lost still followed. I did state that we were going in circles.

Rattle snake on trail and yup they threw things at it. Finally they stopped... snake stayed... not happy. I walked by with my friend who was afraid on inside.

Later they thought they figured it out and went ahead of me faster, because I guess they thought I was slowing them down. Yup, they went too far ahead and did not hear me when I called to them because I was having an asthma attack and not sure which trail they were decending down.

I learned not to go with them again and to make sure I have everything I need to be okay.

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